From witnessing a cheetah kill on the vast Serengeti plains, to catching stags rutting in the Scottish Highlands, encounters with animals can be some of the most rewarding experiences around. In honour of World Animal Day (4 October), here are some of the most spectacular ways to see wildlife, from traditional safaris to off-the-beaten-track expeditions.
Blue Bottle has taken their modern coffee brand well beyond California.Blue Bottle Coffee In sports, playing with a lead is always the goal and the surest path to victory, as long as the winning team doesn’t get complacent and squander their advantage. When Nestlé bought a 68% stake in Blue Bottle Coffee in 2017, the Bay Area
Editor’s Note — Editor’s Note — CNN Travel’s series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN) — A place for cleansing and contemplation, for relaxation and conversation. Azerbaijan‘s old hammam culture may have waned in recent
Zak Bagans of Ghost Adventures visits the Clown Motel in Nevada to face his fear of clowns head on. Related: Clown Motel Photos http://www.travelchannel.com/shows/ghost-adventures/photos/ghost-adventures-clown-motel-and-goldfield-high-school-pictures?soc=youtube Find more great content from Travel Channel: Travel Channel YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/travelchanneltv Subscribe to Travel Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=travelchanneltv Follow Travel Channel on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/travelchannel Like Travel Channel on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TravelChannel/
U.S. House lawmakers passed legislation late Wednesday that would give federal regulators the authority to set minimum standards for seat size and leg room on flights.
The popularity of casino gambling has skyrocketed in recent years, with hundreds of casinos in destinations around the nation. According to the Committee for Economic Development, 17 of the 20 largest metropolitan areas in the United States have at least one casino within an hour’s drive. With so many choices for where to place your
A new hiking route has been launched through Chile’s Patagonia region. Created to attract more tourists to the area and improve awareness of the need for conservation, the Route of Parks run from Puerto Montt to Cape Horn – a distance of 2,800km in total. The area is known for its lakes and rich array of wildlife
(CNN) — José Andrés’ memoir “We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time” was published in September 2018, mere months after Anthony Bourdain’s premature death. Reading it, one can’t help but think of Tony and the friendship between the compassionate chefs. Earlier this year, the pair filmed
A rise in the number of low-cost flights using Luton and Stansted airports has helped push the skies above London to capacity and seen the country’s airspace experience its busiest ever summer. Some 736,800 planes entered UK airspace over the course of June, July and August this year, according to air traffic controller provider Nats,
By Liza B. Zimmerman What has long set Sonoma County apart from Napa has also made it special: a combination of the low-key, rural feeling, smaller wineries and lower—or sometimes non-existent—tasting fees. However, in the last few years, this often bucolic region has sometimes been forced to deal with excess traffic, bridal parties and less-than-polite
(CNN) — The planet’s most recognizable jetliner celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. The first Boeing 747 was rolled out in Seattle on September 30, 1968. Its maiden flight was in February 1969 and it entered service with the fondly remembered airline Pan American World Airways in January 1970. It’s been a passenger favorite ever
Why go? The world’s only capital to border three countries (it also brushes Austria and Hungary), Bratislava is Slovakia’s principal city. And yet the bijou 18th-century centre crested by a Baroque castle, is conducive to strolling around on its compact network of cobbled streets. Fronted by the Danube, where regular river cruises stop by, and
https://www.expedia.com/Tokyo.d179900.Destination-Travel-Guides Welcome to Tokyo, the capital of Japan and the epitome of the word “megacity.” In this vast metropolis, ancient traditions blend with futuristic buildings, and your Tokyo sightseeing will take you to representations of each. Pay your respects at temples set in forested hillsides, then flex your credit card in one of the shopping
Taiwan’s first whisky distillery and a superstar in the world whisky scene has just released the very first Taiwan-inspired craft gin. The Kavalan Gin. The new expression features botanicals sourced in the local area of Yilan, just outisde Taipei, and will launch domestically on October 1st, with the global release to follow later in the
Free money: that is the popular view of the European rules on delayed flights. A windfall of at least £225 awaits passengers whose airline delays them significantly, unless the carrier can cite “extraordinary circumstances” that excuse a payout. As travellers survey the turbulence that awaits aviation in the event of a no-deal Brexit, we can
Aboard the Amtrak Crescent (CNN) — Enthusiasm. It’s not terribly widespread among the traveling masses gearing up for the getting-there part of their journey. Yet it’s a little after 8 a.m. on a Saturday, and travelers gathered at the Atlanta Amtrak station are eager — excited even — about starting their trip. The people arriving
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JetBlue Airways executives think the carrier could “disrupt” air travel between the U.S. and Europe by offering business class service across the Atlantic.